Transformational Ministry starts with a straightforward statement: \"the purpose of our common ministry is the transformation of persons into the likeness of this Jesus Christ whom humanity crucified and God raised from the dead.\"
The book looks at:
The importance of character rather than technique
Our model for ministry
Clarity of purpose
Conflict and the ministry of hope
The strength to persist
The joyful ministry to which God calls us
This book takes an ecumenical look at the role of leadership in Christian ministry. Whether at worship, in a committee meeting, addressing children or providing pastoral care, the great goal of ministry is the transformation of persons into the likeness of Jesus Christ.
The author deals with many practical and spiritual issues including: what it means to be a minister in today's world; and how, despite their own problems and conflicts, ministers can offer others the best care.
Accessible language that goes to the heart of the matter. Jinkins work asks hard questions
buy one for your pastor, and read it for yourself.
This book is a jewel. You will return to it again and again for the joy of beholding the divine light refracted through it.